Lambeth Council is a British local authority working for the London Borough in the United Kingdom. As of June 2018 records, the leader of this council is Lib Peck, whereas the leader of the opposition is from the Green Party, named Jonathan Bartley. The full name of this council is Lambeth London Borough Council. There are more than 20 wards that include Herne Hill, Oval, Thurlow Park, Tulse Hill, Vassal, Prince’s, Larkhall, Ferndale, Clapham Town, Clapham Common, Brixton Hill, Bishop’s, Streatham South, Streatham South, and Thornton.
There are certain jobs that are available in the council from time to time basis. To get detailed information about the career opportunities in Lambeth Council, one has to visit their official website.
Lambeth Council History
This council was created in 1963, whereas the first local authority’s first election took place in 1964. It was founded by the London Government Act 1963. The Lambeth London Borough Council replaces the Lambeth Metropolitan Borough Council. Additionally, they take over almost 40% area of the former Wandsworth Metropolitan Borough Council.
The council is responsible for controlling a great variety of services in their operational area. Some major areas of their services are Schools and education, elections and council, adult social care and health, business services, rates & licensing parking, transport and streets, community safety and anti-social behaviour, and births, deaths, marriages, and civil partnerships. In addition to that, they also control some operations related to planning & building control and rubbish & building control.